small scheduler hack/patch

Marcel Moolenaar marcel at
Thu Jul 10 14:44:20 PDT 2003

On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 07:21:16AM +1000, Bruce Evans wrote:
> have MD definitions.  Its first arg has type u_int64_t on ia64's and
> u_int on other arches.  This is bogus for ia64's since subr_smp.c uses
> u_int for all bitmaps of CPUs, so systems with more than 32 CPUs cannot
> actually work.

The bogosity is in MI code. Not being able to support 64-way (or higher)
XYZ machines because MI code uses 32-bit bitmaps is wrong. Both the type
and the access to it should be abstracted in MI code to allow for
compound types. Much akin to sigset_t.

 Marcel Moolenaar	  USPA: A-39004		 marcel at

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